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The Grouse

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 5234
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good8%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Irish, European, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

En route to Carnlough and couldn't resist stopping byThe Grouse for some scrumptious food!! It didn't disappoint and we tucked in. Hubby and I shared the honey chilli starter followed by the Thai Chicken curry. Absolutely delicious and service second to none by really friendly...More

2  Thank Marian M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Last minute reservation for 4 @ 8.30pm and am I glad we did... the staff were some of the best I’ve ever met, couldn’t have been more helpful. The food was amazing, from the starters to the mains. My husband had the tomahawk steak and...More

3  Thank HP0785
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my family for a quick lunch and from the entrance in the place until we left everything was perfect! The atmosphere is nice , the Bar amazing, the food delicious and even in a busy period we get our food in...More

3  Thank Pop I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reserved a table of choice for a birthday, (last night).... Arrived to find said table occupied. Seated elsewhere by a member of staff with his shirt hanging out. Menus provided but service was slow.... taking orders and receiving drinks and food being served, yet the...More

4  Thank NornIron123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great experience at The Grouse. There is a great selection of beers (I recommend the Pacifico) and gins to choose from and the food was delightful. The staff were very attentive and we couldn’t have asked for more. Would fully recommend.

7  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal with my family and friends there. Very friendly staff and delicious food. I highly recommend this place

5  Thank Vanesa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called in for a lunch with my family and I was blown away by the food, my family aren't an easy bunch to please in terms of resteraunts however every single face was happy after leaving the grouse. The fantastic food was also complemented...More

5  Thank ruairi_15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the grouse today for a family Sunday lunch, must say it WAS the best Meal I've eaten out in a long long time... This will definitely be a NEW Sunday restaurant from now on. #Top notch. Definitely be back.

5  Thank EveryDayBro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often come to the grouse with friends to enjoy the atmosphere and great food, today I had the beef tortilla with skinny fries and my friend had the turkey and ham roast dinner we both thoroughly enjoyed our meals and instead of dessert we...More

6  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the grouse today after a shopping trip in Ballymena. Had a lovely turkey and ham Sunday lunch and my friend had the beef tortilla which I tasted, both delcious! Didn’t leave a single crumb. Well worth the visit, as always. We just dropped...More

6  Thank Charlotte p
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi there ew1978, we have a new menu coming into place by the end of this month with extra vegetarian & vegan options. If you would like to give us a call we can also arrange with the chef to create a dish of your preference... More
Margaret G
12 December 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, that won't be a problem at all as long as there is someone available to collect the food from ourselves. If you could give us a call on 02825645234 we will be happy to organise everything for you. Many thanks
kevin j
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, hope you're well! That won't be a problem at all if you want to give us a call anytime after 12pm tomorrow on 02825645234 and ask for Boryana and we will get it sorted and posted out to you. Many thanks Mark... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 5234
  • E-mail
Here at the Grouse we pride ourselves on our first class customer service & food. All of our food is locally sourced and cooked fresh. We are located in the centre of Ballymena right beside the tower centre car park. We hope to see you soon!
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